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Audi A4 B8 S line Bumper Removal / RS4 Grille Fitment Step-by-Step Guide

Discussion in 'Audi S4/A4/A4 Cab (B8 Chassis)' started by ScottishS3, Feb 11, 2014.

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    Your car looks great John. Your Rotors compliment that rare body colour very well! I fancy some splitter extensions you have on your rear bumper but Audi told me they don't fit S lines! :( I don't see how really.

    Your window wraps look really good as well!
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    Cheers ScottishS3, don't see why they wouldn't fit either, not to sure about some of the advice Audi give out, Macdoon got told that the boot spoiler that both of us have wouldn't fit his s-line as it was for the SE only, all they needed to do was look at the shape of the boot lid to see they were the same shape for fitting the spoiler. Every time I visit the parts guy at my local Audi dealer I teach him something new about the A4 b8, usually stuff I've learned from this forum.
    Maybe order them and if they don't fit send them back, maybe check ebay though, Audi are a bit steep for these. :hubbahubba:
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    Yeah no bother couldn't believe how easy it came off 5 screws bottom 3 either side and 6 along the top and it was off as easy as that, took an R32 bumper off last week and that was a nightmare compared.
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    Anyway didn't go for RS4 went for black edition grill instead,

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    Waiting for Grille, LED tails and Dynamik spoiler to arrive grrrr
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    Totally off subject but I've been playing with vas pc today and that makes vcds look like a breeze to work on lol but can do so much more, wondering wether or not to get it for myself. :/
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    What is the proper name of the bumper skirt extensions as I have tried googling them and looking on eBay before but no luck!
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    Google Audi A4 accessories, click into stoke audi, sport and design section. You'll find them there £154. Sorry I couldn't post the link mate.
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    Sounds like your going to be busy Mac, just the waiting game now, bet your pissed off and just want to get in about it. Not be long mate. :uhm:
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    That's my grille fitted, decided to leave the badge off for now, maybe put it on at a later date.

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    Cheers again ScottishS3, this thread made my job so much easier. :applaus:
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    No problem mate. Glad it helped. Your car is looking great with the new grille! 😎
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    Think you should make your own badge and put it on there, then you'll get the usually question of.... "What car is that then?" lol
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    Joined the grill change club today! Thank you for this write up, made the job much easier! Just the door mirrors now.
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    Looking good :) What colour is your car?
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    Thanks, the colour is quartz grey metallic
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    Been thinking about doing this to my car for some time now, this thread may come in useful! I have to say I prefer it with the badge on though...
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    Anyone know where to get the mesh fog light surrounds? I was thinking about this with chrome surround for mine as it has chrome on windows. But looks nice on your car mate.
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    ebay
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    Used this guide today, was perfect! Thanks again
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    great writeup, car looks really fresh with that on. What about doing your rotors gloss black?
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    looks good mate but really needs the badge imo..
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    The eBay item isn't for sale anymore?
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    331226408965 yes it is. Does anyone want one? Could possibly buy a few cheap for a deal!
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    What's price? I'd be interested
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    Not sure. Let's see how many want it then go from there.
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    I've been looking all over ebay for a good quality grill and after reading your post I've gone for it. Fingers crossed in 10 days Ill have some fun fitting it. Cheers!

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    Keep us posted Scottb!
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    [Jul 18, 2014]
    Here we go! I received the grill today from the same eBay seller that was stated in the first post by ScottishS3.
    I know the original link has now ended so here is the most upto date link for the item:

    Audi A4 S4 B8 09-12 RS Style Gloss Black Mesh Front Hood Bumper Grill | eBay

    As soon as I got home I started to fit. It took me about 1.5 hours taking my time. The hardest bit was getting the bumper back on perfect but it didn't take too long.
    If I were to do it again, I'd go to Audi and buy a brand new badge for the grill as it's very easy to snap some of the tabs that hold the badge in place.

    A BIG thank you to ScottishS3 for your step by step and the link to the item!!!!!

    Ive also bought some Metal pressed plates for the car. I personally think they look a lot simpler and smarter.

    Here's a few before and after pictures. Hopefully Ill get a good picture of the whole car in the next few days.

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    Looking good mate, great job. :thumbsup:
    Just a suggestion though, in your pics it looks like the crash bar, think that's what it's called, remains silver. Maybe give it a coat of black paint, or as I did, use pasti-dip, it finishes an already good mod.

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    I can see what you mean in the pictures. I've not noticed it in person but I'll have another look tomorrow.

    Cheers for the advice!!!
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    I'll be getting one of these grilles, they look great I think, the standard grill lets them down IMO I was hoping there would be an after market grill for these :) thank you writer for the great post.
    Paul
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    Looking to do this Mod, but I have factory fitted front sensors do they just unplug from the back of the bumper?
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    I believe they do mate although never done it myself. Once you take the bumper off and it is only secured by the wires (fog lights, air temp sensor and parking sensors) you will be able to see easily how they unplug from the bumper.
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